Tap water safety in Bologna (Italy ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น)

๐Ÿ‘ The water is perfectly safe to drink in Bologna.

Water safety report

The water safety report based on quality measurements for Bologna can be found here.

Go to the page, Scroll down to 'Data for the Year 2022' and click on the '+' Next to Bologna for the full report


According to the Numbeo water drinkability and accessibility index, tap water has a score of 71 / 100 (100 being best).

Numbeo considers this score to be "High"

Advantages of drinking (filtered) tap water

1 adult could save about 314$ per year in Bologna by drinking tap water instead of buying bottled water.

๐Ÿณ Drinking tap water would also help with reducing your plastic footprint and improve environmental pollution.


Even though drinking water might be considered safe, if you plan to travel to Bologna, consider talking to your local contact to verify that. Old pipes could be leaking toxic material or water in that specific country could contain heavy metals or bacteria.

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